• design May 12, 2022 9:24 pm

    Inside the 2022 Pasadena Showcase House

    California Live’s Jessica Vilchis visits one of the oldest, largest, and most successful home & garden tours in the nation, The Pasadena Showcase House, to find out why this renovation event is legendary among locals.

  • design March 9, 2022 6:44 pm

    Handbag Designer Carries on with the Family Tradition

    As “California Live” continues to highlight women entrepreneurs in our communities, we learn about the inspiring stories of strength and empowerment. Handbag designer, Maria Argyropoulos who turned her family’s Greek leather goods business into an American reality. With support of her family, found strength to succeed in the male-dominated industry of handbag design. California Live’s Lawrence Zarian meets with Maria...

  • paul williams February 24, 2021 9:04 pm

    Paul R. Williams Redesigned the Beverly Hills Hotel. Because He Was Black, He Couldn't Stay There

    Paul R. Williams was the architect behind some of the most iconic buildings in Los Angeles and the homes of many of Hollywood’s biggest stars of the 20th century. The Los Angeles County Courthouse, Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills, the Los Angeles International Airport are just a few of the designs that sprang from his imagination. But despite the...

  • fashion February 10, 2021 7:12 pm

    Meet June Ambrose, the Fashion Designer Behind Some of Hip Hop's Most Iconic Looks

    From Missy Elliott’s inflatable black suit to Busta Rhymes’ silver armor, fashion designer June Ambrose has been the mastermind behind some of hip hop’s most iconic looks. Ambrose, who is now the creative director for Puma, talks about how the industry has changed and how she wants to lift up the next generation of designers.

  • Sustainability October 27, 2020 11:43 am

    These Furniture Designers Don't Make Chairs—They Grow Them

    Two British designers have developed an eco-friendly approach to producing furniture — they grow it directly from trees. The co-founders of the U.K. furniture business, called Full Grown, coax trees to grow into the shape of tables, chairs and even lamps. Yusuf Omar of Hashtag Our Stories met with the co-founders of Full Grown to see this “organic 3D printing”...

  • black lives matter December 17, 2020 5:31 am

    This Black Designer Makes Protest Sign Fonts Inspired by Civil Rights Icons

    You probably don’t know Tré Seals’ name, but there’s a good chance you’ve seen his work on signs carried by Black Lives Matter protesters across the country this year. Seals runs Vocal Type Co. — the last Black-owned font foundry in the U.S. He specializes in making typefaces inspired by minority cultures — and particularly by social justice...

  • NBC November 4, 2019 8:24 pm

    Wellness by Design in Chelsea

    We’re at a minimalist masterpiece in Chelsea.

  • California October 8, 2019 6:18 pm

    This 800 Sq Ft Loft in Los Angeles is Little But Luxurious

    Gabrielle Aker creates a stunning loft in California straight out of a fairytale. Featuring market lights, two swings, and a bookshelf with a hidden projector.

  • New York July 1, 2019 8:24 pm

    Dapper Designs and Suave Style of NYC Home

    We are here with designer David Scott at his client’s expansive pied-a-terre located at the stylish intersection of the Flatiron District and Nomad. Take a look at this calm, yet dapper, home featuring spaces swathed in neutral tones and suave strokes of color and texture.

  • NBC July 1, 2019 8:21 pm

    Mid-Century Residence Gets a Chic Dog-Friendly Renewal

    Designer Aaron Duke completely remade this Los Angeles mid-century residence to be a chic and handsome home that is also pet-friendly. Check out how he used elegant furnishings in neutral tones and durable materials throughout, yet never sacrifices style.

  • NBC June 17, 2019 7:30 pm

    Private Penthouse Living off Union Square

    We’re just off Union Square for a peek inside a duplex penthouse designed to impress both inside and out. From the moment you enter from the private keyed-in elevator you know you’re in a one-of-a-kind home. See how the pre-war details mix perfectly with eye-catching decor touches. And just wait until you see what’s upstairs. Link to listing:...

  • NBC June 17, 2019 7:27 pm

    Chef Dale Talde's Delicious Destination in New Jersey

    Chef and restauranteur Dale Talde has established himself as a star in the culinary world. Since his popular turns on Bravo’s Top Chef, this Chicago native has made New Jersey his adopted home. His eponymous restaurant, Talde, in Jersey City is a delicious destination drawing diners from across the Tri-state area. Dale gives us a tour around his home, explaining...

  • NBC June 17, 2019 7:27 pm

    Financial District Home with a Special Touch

    Architect Bob Henry highlights one of his favorite projects in the FiDi neighborhood of Lower Manhattan. Bob wanted every element in the home to reflect the owners’ dynamic personalities and interests – which includes – as it turns out – the tango. Homeowner Luda Conti and dance partner Tony Dovolani show how the apartment is the perfect place for entertaining (and dancing).

  • NBC June 17, 2019 7:29 pm

    The Tribeca Home of Literary Legend Edward Albee

    We’re in Tribeca at the former home of a literary legend: the late great playwright Edward Albee. Albee lived here for nearly forty years during which he not only wrote many of his acclaimed and award winning works, but also hosted quite a few star-studded parties. As the neighborhood transformed from the gritty to the chic, this home remains a...

  • NBC June 11, 2019 7:12 pm

    Paradise Valley Home Is Nothing Short Of Paradise

    We’re in Paradise Valley Arizona touring a gorgeous mid century home. Inspired by the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, the house has panoramic views of Pheonix, an attached guest house, and a huge pool. This zen-like home is a great place to relax and enjoy time spent with friends and family. Link to listing:...

  • NBC June 18, 2019 5:08 pm

    David Parnes' Elegant Listing in Brentwood California

    We’re with David Parnes of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles. David joins us at a home in Brentwood Park, California. The house is truly a piece of art with double height ceilings, two formal living rooms, and a great indoor outdoor flow. Surrounded by various water features and beautiful landscape, this home does not disappoint.

  • California June 11, 2019 6:54 pm

    A Designer's Exquisite West Hollywood Compound

    Designer Morgan Brown gives us an exclusive look into her West Hollywood home. Over 9 thousand square feet, the home or should we say compound, is filled with love. From a movie theater to a historic gym, Morgan designed each space to compliment her taste. Link to listing: https://www.theagencyre.com/listing/sl1808429-948-n-orlando-ave-west-hollywood/

  • NBC June 11, 2019 6:08 pm

    A Bachelor Pad in New Jersey

    This week we are with Vanessa Deleon in Edgewater, New Jersey. We are exploring a James Bond inspired bachelor pad with 6 floors, a wine wall, and a whole seperate level for entertaining. With gorgeous views, this bachelor pad is not like any one you’ve seen before.

  • NBC June 11, 2019 6:00 pm

    Elegant Brooklyn Home For Family Of Five

    We’re at the home of interior designer Natalie Kraiem in Midwood Brooklyn. When designing her home, Natalie went for a modern and eclectic look with pop art, an intimate living room, and a 13-foot long bar. the home is the perfect place for her to raise her three children.

  • NBC June 11, 2019 6:01 pm

    Suburban Home Gets Iconic Makeover

    We’re in the Long Island town of Manhasset. Designer Keith Baltimore joins us at one of his most recent projects: a gut renovation. Watch Keith transform the home and give it his own custom flare with snakeskin wallpaper, illuminated lights, and more.

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